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National Texting Championship Held in Times Square
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Kent Augustine pauses while participating in the final round of the Sixth Annual LG Mobile U.S. National Texting Championships on August 8, 2012 in New York City. This years winner was again Austin Wierschke who took home $50,000. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fastest texter in America?

August 9, 2012

That's right, let your fingers do the talkin'. Austin Wierschke,17, won an annual national texting competition for the second time on Aug. 8, taking home the $50,000 cash prize. Wierschke beat out 10 others, aged 16 to 24, who had been winnowed down from over 100,000 competitors.